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What Animals Live In the Amazon Rainforest?

What Animals Live In the Amazon Rainforest?

Amazon is one unbelievably unique place. It is the largest rainforest. It is also the most biologically diverse area in the world. There are millions of species and many of them are still unspeakable.

Amazonian forests and freshwater systems are in jeopardy. Since 2000, precipitation has decreased in 69% of the Amazonian rainforest. According to WWF, if the current rate of deforestation is maintained, by 2030, 27% of the Amazon will be without trees.

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What Animals Live In The Amazon Rainforest?  

Manu Rainforest is one of the latest refuges in the world for jaguars, harpy eagles, and pink river dolphins. It is home to lazy, black spider monkeys and poison dart frogs. It has one in 10 species on earth, 40,000 species of plants, 3,000 species of freshwater fish, and more than 370 species of reptiles. Since 1999, there have been more than 2000 new plant species and a vertebrate monkey which has been described as a complement similar to a cat.

The forest is made up of 427 species of mammals, 1300 species of birds, 378 species of reptiles, and over 400 species of amphibians. Among the animals that live in the Amazonian forest are jaguars, sloths, river dolphins, macaws, anacondas, glass frogs, and poisonous frogs.  

The Rainforest is the largest tropical forest on this planet. It is home to the most interesting animals from the Amazonian rainforest.

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Animals That Inhabit the Amazon Rainforest

Here Are Some Examples Of The Richness Of Amazonian Species:

  • Mammals
  • Birds
  • Reptiles
  • Amphibians
  • Fish
  • Insects

Amazon Biodiversity by Number:

  •   40,000 plant species.
  •   16,000 tree species.
  •   3,000 fish species.
  •   1,300 birds.
  •   430+ mammals
  •   1,000+ amphibians
  •   400+ reptiles 

What Kind Of Creatures Live In The Rainforest?

  • Giant Anteater: As their name implies, this variety of sloths love to chow down on bugs, including ants
  • Green Iguana
  • Harpy Eagle
  • Golden Lion Tamarin
  • Anaconda
  • Poison Dart Frogs 
  • Amazon River Dolphin
  • Macaw
  • Jaguar

 Some Unusual Animals:

  • Electric Eel
  • Sloth
  • Peanut Head Bug
  • Candiru Fish
  • Potoo
  • Fishing Bat
  • Bullet ant
  • Glass Frog
  • Jesus Lizard
  • Poison Dart Frog 

Hope now you are aware of what animals live in the Amazon Rainforest. You must visit here for the most exotic experience of being in nature and among the most stunning animals in the world.